Peter Augustus Wins Esteemed ‘Beef Sausage King’ Award

Peter Augustus, Queensland’s leading craft butcher and Merthyr Village go-to, has been awarded the prestigious 2023 Beef Sausage King Award by Australia’s Meat Industry Council (AMIC).

The AMIC event took place at the Twin Waters Novotel on the Sunshine Coast, serving as the grand finale for both the National AMIC Apprentice of the Year and Sausage King competitions, highlighting the exceptional skills and innovative approaches of participants in the meat industry.

The win solidifies the company’s commitment to high-quality beef and dedication to the craft of butchery at the center of everything Peter Augustus does.

“This award is a reflection of the hard work and passion that our team put into creating exceptional sausages for our customers. We are grateful for the support of our loyal customers and look forward to continuing to provide them with the highest quality products.

We’re incredibly honoured, this one means alot to us,” said Dane Sundy, Head Butcher at Peter Augustus.

Previous awards won by Peter Augustus include first place in the Brisbane NE region for their Thai Chicken Burger, Italian Pork Sausage, and Lamb Confit Garlic and Rosemary; and additional awards for their Angus Burger, Duck San Choy Bow and more, bringing their total award count to 10 in 2023, also gearing up for more submissions in 2024.

To try the award-winning sausages, or browse the rest of their gourmet offering, customers can head in-store at Merthyr Village, or shop online with click and collect available. For more information, please visit Peter Augustus’ website here.

About Peter Augustus

Peter Augustus is a butchery owned by Australian beef and cattle company Stanbroke. The name Peter Augustus pays tribute to the late patriarch of the family that owns Stanbroke, and from Augustus, one of Stanbroke’s vast, pristine cattle stations in northern Australia. It’s a name steeped in history and revered within the Australian pastoral community.